Are you carrying some extra pregnancy pounds? Do you want to learn how to become a fit mother who can feel good at the beach during and after your pregnancy? Follow these 6 weight loss tips after having a baby, and you'll be on your way to your ideal figure.
Opt for a weight loss plan that will rebuild your healthy fit body after pregnancy permanently and progressively. Of course how much you lose should be a steady rate around 2lbs per week and will depend on your metabolic rate and your eating and fitness program.
Here are some tried and tested weight loss tips after having a baby -
Weight Loss Tip 1 - Don't EVER skip breakfast. A healthy breakfast will jump start your metabolism and will provide you with the necessary fuel for you and your baby throughout the morning, until your next meal. It will also curb your hunger so you fail to binge during the day.
Weight Loss Tip 2 - Eat between 5 healthy portioned meals through out the day. This comprises of 3 main meals and 2 snacks. Each meal should be enough to allow you to say your satisfied (not your about to burst!). Eating 5 times a day will keep your energy levels up and metabolism steady throughout the day. Try not to eat 1-2 hours before you go to bed.
Weight Loss Tip 3 - Don't snack on crap junk food (including crisps and sugary foods such as cakes, sweets, etc. Especially while watching TV, as it's the time that you will be tempted to consume the most. Having a nice healthy meal in front of the box is acceptable. Eating healthy foods consistently will not only help you lose weight but will provide you with the necessary vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to feed you fat burning body and your baby
Weight Loss Tip 4 - Make sure you create your meals with healthy fruit, vegetables, leans meats or fish, wholegrain carbohydrates such as wholegrain bread or pasta and a small amount of healthy fat like olive oil. During pregnancy and after you can have huge cravings for sweets. Fruit is natures candy so substitute is for candy when you feel those cravings coming on.
Weight Loss Tip 5 - Eat more vegetables. Enough said!
Weight Loss Tip 6 - Exercise for at least half and hour 4 - 5 days per week. Take it easy when exercising and go at a rate that you feel comfortable, but just enough the you have worked up a sweat. Exercise is what will stoke you furnace by raising your metabolism, to burn more fat. Leaving with more energy to play with your baby! Light cardio such as jogging, walking or stationary bike are all great forms of exercise.
Having a baby is I'm sure the most amazing feeling in the world, much like that of having lost all your pregnancy pounds. Follow these weight loss tips after having your baby and you'll be sure to be sporting a healthy and more energetic mind and body, for good. For the best advice on dropping pounds go to www.FatBodySlim.com